Mar 8, 2014 — A Malaysian Airlines flight went off the radar on its flight from Kuala Lampur to Beijing with 239 people on board. Three Americans were on board, including an infant.
Mar 7, 2014 — The passenger jet departed Kuala Lumpur and was scheduled to land in Beijing. But contact was lost as it headed toward Vietnam. The Boeing 777 aircraft was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members.
Mar 7, 2014 — Choe Ryong Hae, believed to have replaced Kim's executed uncle, Jang Song Thaek, is being shown again on official television after disappearing from public view.
Mar 6, 2014 — Former NBA star Yao Ming is very famous in China, and he's using his fame on behalf of conservation issues. Now a member of China's parliament, Yao is calling for a ban on the sale of ivory in China.
Mar 6, 2014 — Attacks by Taliban splinter groups continue in Pakistan. Retired Pakistani General Talat Masood tells David Greene the Pakistani government's response has not been organized.
Mar 5, 2014 — More than 800 million people are eligible to cast ballots to choose a new lower house of Parliament. The vote, which observers call a defining moment for India, will start April 7 and last nine days.
Mar 5, 2014 — Beijing has proposed increasing its military outlays by 12.2 percent due in part to what one official called "severe security challenges."
Mar 4, 2014 — After RT America host Abby Martin blasted Russia's intervention in Ukraine, the English-language network said she'd be sent to Crimea to "make up her own mind." But Martin says she's not going.
Mar 4, 2014 — A team of scientists says it has reawakened an ancient pathogen. It's not dangerous to humans, but they warn that climate change could free potentially deadly organisms locked in permafrost.
Mar 4, 2014 — Authorities say that from now on, climbers on the world's tallest peak will be expected to return 18 pounds of garbage on their way down or lose a $4,000 deposit.